Chiselling out a career

11th August 2006 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Stone mason Gary Collier reflects on the last few months in which he won a silver medal at the Worldskills Competition in Helsinki and then went on to meet the Queen at a Buckingham Palace garden party. He is now working on the restoration of Manchester cathedral. Photograph: CHRIS THOMON

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